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Sarkozy Eyes Return to Frontline French Politics as Hollande Stumbles

With the Socialist incumbent's popularity ratings plummeting, the former President says he is “too passionate about public debate and the future of my countrymen” to remain on the sidelines

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Colleges Give Students Academic Credit for Pushing Socialist Causes…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Colleges Give Students Academic Credit for Pushing Socialist Causes on Campus.

A Socialist Senator’s Epic Folk Album

20 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Vermont’ junior senator – a possible presidential hopeful – released an album of folk covers in the 1980s, and it’s incredible.

Bernie Sanders Once Recorded a Folk Album and It’s So Bad It’s Good

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Before he was Congress's most outspoken "democratic socialist," Bernie Sanders was a Vermont mayor who -- surprise! -- recorded an album of folk traditionals.

After 30 Years in the Vaults, A Long-Suppressed Album is Finally Released, By PrinceWait I Mean Bernie SandersWait What?!

For some reason -- and I'm sure it wasn't a good reason -- Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders recorded a folk music album in 1987. Was it any good?, you don't ask. Well since you didn't ask I'll tell you. No....

An Open Letter to Yes-Voting Socialists

Dear Comrade, There are many things on which we can agree about the referendum campaign. The mobilisation of masses of people in Scotland is a good thing. Whichever way the vote goes I hope the energy and positivity mobilised by Yes can feed into progressive politics and positive social change. Show More Summary

In an "Atrocious" Decision, Seattle Times Deletes Socialist Jess Spear From Its McCleary Coverage

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle Times CENSORSHIP? The highlighted section, which continues on to another column, was removed from the Times' website shortly after it ran in the printed version of the paper. On September 4, the Seattle Times ran a front page...Show More Summary

Scottish Independence Will Kill Socialism on Both Sides of the Border

Marian L. Tupy Much has been said about the impact of Scottish independence on British politics. With the predominantly socialist parliamentarians from Scotland gone, the Conservative Party would likely come to dominate British politics for the foreseeable future. Show More Summary

Aoun visits Jumblatt at his residence in Clemenceau

Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Michel Aoun visited Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt at his Beirut residence in Clemenceau on Wednesday,according to local media reports. Jumblatt’s son Taymour reportedly attended the meeting. Show More Summary

Counting Sheep: French Government Faces Second No Confidence Vote in Six Months

Second No Confidence Vote in Six MonthsIn spite of the fact the Socialist party holds a majority of just 1 in the 577-seat lower house, French prime minister Manual Valls hopes to stabilize things with a Second No Confidence Vote in Six Months. Show More Summary

Latest Socialist Shortage: Venezuela Running Out of Breast Implants

Due to the socialist economic policies of President Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela has faced a severe shortage of everything from toilet paper to water. But now, the nation is facing a new type of economic hardship: Venezuela is running out of breast implants, and women are taking risks with shady products to make up for it. Show More Summary

The Socialists Who Think Revolution Will Come When the Aliens Get Here

Photo via Flickr user Vladimir Pustovit This article originally appeared on VICE Greece. For generations, communists have been dreaming of a revolution that would destroy capitalism and establish a paradise where the downtrodden workers of the world will finally get their fair share of the money they make for their bosses. Show More Summary

Jacobin: A Marxist rag run on a lot of petty-bourgeois hustle

Jacobin Magazine was founded by Bhaskar Sunkara in 2010 while he was still a student at George Washington University. Sunkara had self-identified as a socialist since middle school — or, in his own words, “way too young to make those kind of decisions.” Accordingly, his magazine is a journal of democratic socialist thought — one that’s...

Valls optimism

MANUEL VALLS (pictured), the reformist French prime minister, faces a trying parliamentary vote of confidence in his Socialist government today, as he tries to face down backbench rebels unhappy with the direction of economic policy....Show More Summary

Is Keynes Misunderstood, Maligned by Critics?

In a September 11 Bloomberg article, economist Noah Smith claims that John Maynard Keynes, the architect of today’s government economic policies around the world, wasn’t a “socialist" or even a “progressive.“ He did not favor “a command...Show More Summary

The Last Straw? Venezuela Runs Out Of Fake Breasts

Venezuelan women are revolting complaining. While the citizens of the socialist utopia can withstand shortages of food, toilet paper, and now even news paper, in a nation thought to have one of the world's highest plastic surgery rates,...Show More Summary

Tillis in a tailspin

4 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

A number of polls show Speaker Tillis falling behind Senator Hagan. To turn things around, Tillis needs to climb a treacherous mountain. He needs to paint the Senator as a radical socialist who does nothing but support Obama's agenda. Show More Summary

Amnesty Activists Attack Clinton Immigration Dodge by Highlighting Socialist Sanders

Immigration activists are slamming former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her answer about President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty delay, contrasting it with socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) rejection of the delay. A video...Show More Summary

Socialist Bernie Sanders Calls for 'Political Revolution' in Iowa

Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called for a "political revolution" in Iowa as liberal activists push him to challenge Hillary Clinton from the left if Clinton decides to run for president. "We need a political revolution in this country," Sanders said in Iowa on Saturday evening, according to CNN. Show More Summary

Sanders Considering 2016 Run as Democrat

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” self-identified socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said he is considering running as a Democrat in the 2016 presidential election. Sanders said, "I am the longest serving independent in the history of the United States congress. Show More Summary

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